In a large repertoire of!Kung Bushman games, the melon tossing game is unique in the complexity and stability of its music and in the frequency with which it is played Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, !Kung (African people) Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"...the wildebeests favorite feeding grounds and the place where they give birth...to reach these fertile lands of the Serengeti, they must once more cross the treacherous, predator-filled waters of the Mara River. Topics: vhs, African Wilderness, Sand River Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
"Four black women - Joy, Debra, Jill and Brenda, retell and relive their experiences with drug addiction."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, african american, drugs, addiction Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
SHOWS THE LIFE OF A NEGRO GIRL IN WATTS, Los Angeles, California. PRESENTS HER OBSERVATIONS ABOUT LIFE IN A SEGREGATED COMMUNITY, EXPRESSING SOME OF THE HOPES and FRUSTRATIONS OF THE NEGRO POPULATION AS A WHOLE. Shows the disadvantages, frustrations, and hopes of Negro life in an American ghetto as seen through the eyes of a young Negro girl living in Watts in suburban Los Angeles in the spring of 1965, a few months before rioting broke out. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality... Topics: race, Watts, African-American.
Negro Colleges in Wartime was a short propaganda film produced by the Office of War Information in 1943. Other than in the screen title no reference is made to the students' race.The film begins with a shot of the famous statue of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee, and notes that progress and industry has a new meaning for the present - winning the Second World War. A brief overview of the war related work at several different black colleges follows, starting with Tuskegee where the famous... Topics: Tuskeegee, Howard University, African American, history, newsreel, propaganda film, WWII, Office of...
byDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
On New Jersey's State parks. Reel 1 shows views of rivers, lakes, and other points of interest in Palisades Interstate Park, High Point Park, Watchung Reservation State Park. CCC men clear underbrush, cut dead limbs off trees, work on picnic grounds, and spray destructive caterpillars. Includes views of Jersey City. Reel 2 shows CCC men working on bridges and drains, painting, exercising, and engaging in other activities in South Mountain Reservation and in Parvin State Park. Includes views of... Topics: African Americans, Architecture, Civilians, Jersey City (N.J.), Motion pictures, Music, Palisades...
Thomas Fleming, former editor of SF Sun Reporter, tells how then Mayor Roger Lapham wondered in a 1946 press conference when the thousands of African-Americans who had come to work in SF during WWII would return to the South. Fleming sets him straight. Topics: Fleming, African-Americans in SF, Mayor Lapham
This is a dramatic and searching examination of the confrontation between black and white. Narrated by Bill Cosby, the film reviews black American achievements omitted from American History books, the absence of recognition of African contributions to Western culture and the changing Hollywood stereotype of the black American Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, African Americans
Presented by the Associated Producers of Negro Motion Pictures, produced and directed by African American filmmaker William D. Alexander and narrated by Fredric March, THE HIGHEST TRADITION (1946) tells the story of African Americans participating in WWII. This includes Joseph Cross, Doris "Dorrie" Miller, Leonard "Roy" Harmon, Elbert Oliver (who won the silver star), and more. Hampton Institute in Virginia and the Great Lakes facility in Illinois are shown where... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Americans, World War II, African Americans, Great Lakes, Hampton...
AIDS, English, The Story of English, India, African, American, Valley Girls, Gay Slang, Japlish, Other Faces of AIDS, The Price of Democracy, Smiley's People. See scans of liner notes for detailed content. Topics: vhs, AIDS, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, English, The Story of English, India, African,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Filmed in the 1930s, this historic newsreel shows the capture of an African elephant presumably for the Berlin Zoo. The Berlin Zoological Garden (German: Zoologischer Garten Berlin) is the oldest and best known zoo in Germany. Opened in 1844 it covers 35 hectares (86.5 acres) and is located in Berlin's Tiergarten. With about 1,500 different species and almost 20,500 animals the zoo presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world.This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC... Topics: Berlin Zoological Garden, African Elephant, Elephant, Zoo, 1930's, Berlin
Shows rural life and crafts in African village: mock battle dance by men, women singing and playing musical bow, both sexes dancing together, bridal dance, and battle dance involving horses Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zulu (African people), Dance Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"A powerful award winning documentary on the contributions of African Americans in World War II"-- description from box. Topics: vhs, african american history, world war II Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Photography and narration, John K. Marshall; filmed on a 1957 expedition sponsored by Peabody Museum, Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dance, Rites and ceremonies, San (African people), Anthropology,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"...profiles of three scientists of color whose work in computer science and mathematics has taken them to positions of importance...All...discuss their work, their lives and the journey...in an important area of science and technology...Valerie Taylor, Richard Tapia, Freda Porter-Locklear" Topics: vhs, Valerie Taylor, computer science, African-American, Northwestern University, Richard Tapia,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
byFederal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
Documentary: On the employment of Negroes in Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects. Reel 1: Contrasts scenes of Negroes waiting in breadlines with those employed in Federal work programs such as public building construction, nursery schools and land record indexing. Shows household and health care training programs and general adult education classes. Reel 2: Shows programs available for Negro artists, musicians, writers and actors. William Lawrence directs an art song group, Juanita... Topics: Adult education, African Americans, Federal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration. (07/01/1939...
byDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
Scenes of azaleas in bloom, old homes, ships at docks, and bales of cotton, barrels of turpentine, and bunches of bananas being loaded on board freighters in Mobile, Ala., depict its culture and commercial activity. Shows a panorama of Gulf, Little River, and Cedar Creek State Parks in Alabama. CCC boys work in the forests and operate tractors and graders in State Parks; picnickers eat on outdoor tables. A colored CCC boy dances.National Archives Identifier: 11662Local Identifier:... Topics: African Americans, Architecture, Cargo ships, Cedar Creek State Park (Ala.), Civilians, Dance, Gulf...
"An interesting and entertaining look at some "not so usual" people and events in history...interwoven with little known facts about African American history..." Topics: vhs, African American history, Joe Louis, early Black Filmakers, Todd Duncan:the First Porgy, slave... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX